In Memory

In memory of our fallen comrades . . .The 327th Infantry Memorial was dedicated in 1988. The work was commissioned by several 327th veterans groups from World War II and Vietnam.

327th Infantry Regiment Monument

The 327th Infantry Memorial was dedicated in 1988. The work was commissioned by several 327th veterans groups from World War II and Vietnam.

The monument consists of a granite obelisk which details the numerous campaigns of the 327th infantry regiment, the longest serving regiment active at Ft. Campbell with a history that reaches back to the First World War. The obelisk bears the inscription,  Dedicated to the soldiers of the 327th Infantry Regiment, who gave their lives for  Honor and Country.   Below the inscription is a depiction of the regimental crest, including the regimental motto of  Honor and Country.  The top of the obelisk is adorned with the glider wings, airborne wings and air assault wings earned by its soldiers during its history as a glider, airborne and air assault infantry regiment. On its sides are listed the numerous campaign streamers earned by the regiment, the largest number of any regiment stationed at Ft. Campbell.

Positioned about the obelisk are four benches, each inscribed with the name of a famous battle in the regiment’s history.

Bastogne, where the 327th lead the 101st Division in the heroic defense in the Battle of the Bulge and earned their nickname, The Bastogne Bulldogs.

Trung Loung where 2-327 destroyed two North Vietnamese regiments and a Viet Cong regiment in fierce fighting.

Dak To, where two battalions of the regiment successfully destroyed a North Vietnamese regiment and caused MG Larsen, Commander of I Field Force, to remark,  1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, is the best fighting unit in Vietnam.

FOB Cobra, where the regiment conducted the largest air assault in history to lead the 101st Division in the Persian Gulf War.

The benches are placed amid a small garden of bushes and trees. One tree was planted during a 1999 reunion of Trung Luong veterans. The tree was planted by the mother of SPC Patrick Mooney (A/2-327), who died during the battle.

The 327th Infantry Monument is a focal point for many ceremonies, reenlistments and other occasions involving the regiment s soldiers. It is a fitting reminder to today s soldiers of the sacrifices made and courage displayed by their predecessors throughout the regiment s rich history.

This Memorial page is dedicated to all those who paid the ultimate price for their country.
We are honored to have known and fought with these brave men of the 327th, and we will never forget them.

For more information or possibly a photograph, click on the name. If you knew someone pictured below and wish to add a sentiment, please e-mail:

Dale Hansen hannibal@327infantry.org
Dave Markham davidj@327infantry.org
Jim Simchera yankeejim@327infantry.org